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How to Have “The Talk” About Sex With Your Aging Parents

Tags: senior health, sex, sexual health, STDs

Do you remember sitting awkwardly as your mom or dad told you about sex, STDs and protection? Now imagine switching roles. Get practical advice for an important conversation.


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Should All Women Be Screened for BRCA1 and BRCA2?

Tags: BRCA, breast cancer

Who should be tested — and when? These are the big questions people ask when it comes to genetic screening, especially for commonly known mutations. Get expert insight.


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6 Myths About Vaccines — and the Truths Behind Them

Tags: immunization, vaccines

Are they just for children? Do they make you sick? Get a shot of truth about common misconceptions.


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What You Should Know About PALB2 and Breast Cancer Risk

Tags: BRCA, breast cancer, cancer, genetic counseling, genetics, healthhub number, infographic

When a genetic mutation makes headlines, the first thing patients ask is, “Should I be tested for it?”


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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Mental Health

Tags: anxiety, depression, mental health, mental illness

Living a full, productive life depends on more than just “physical” health. If you’re having mental symptoms, speak up at your next doctor’s appointment.


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Medication Not Working? Your DNA May Explain Why (Infographic)

Tags: codeine, genomics, medication, medications, pain medication, personalized healthcare, pharmacogenomics

A drug that worked wonders for your neighbor triggers nasty side effects in you — or triggers no effects at all. Learn why certain drugs come with special warnings and tests.


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What You Can Learn From Basketball Star Isaiah Austin

Tags: genetic counseling, genetics, marfan syndrome

When basketball star Isaiah Austin stood in front of the crowd at June’s NBA draft, the moment had special meaning for people with genetic conditions.


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Got Stress? How You Can Start Dealing With It Now

Tags: meditation, stress, stress management, yoga

We all have stress — but we don't all know how to deal with it. Start by tackling the basics.


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Do Your Genes Increase Your Risk of Getting Cancer Twice?

Tags: breast cancer, cancer, endometrial cancer, genetics, PTEN gene, research, thyroid cancer

According to a new study, people with a certain genetic mutation have a higher chance of developing cancer not once, but twice. Find out what the research means for patients.


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Why Smart Health Decisions Require Your Input

Tags: Future of Healthcare, patients, personalized healthcare, treatment

Your doctor knows your health condition, but only you know your opinions and preferences. Make your voice heard.